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Madison College student protest, April 1970, oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: SdArch 11

  • Staff Only

Scope and Content

Madison College Student Protest, April 1970, Oral Histories, 1998, is comprised of audio recordings, transcripts and a background paper documenting three interviews with individuals involved with student protests that occurred at Madison College in February and April, 1970. Interviews are conducted with Jay Rainey, Lewis Sword, students who participated in the protests, and Dr. James Wood, a retired History professor at James Madison University.

Dates

  • 1998

Access Restrictions

Access to oral histories are governed by agreements with the narrators. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the James Madison University Special Collections Library to use this collection.

Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have been transferred to the James Madison University Special Collections Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (library-special@jmu.edu).

Biographical / Historical

Jeremy Turner, an undergraduate student at James Madison University, conducted these interviews in fulfillment of a JMU student internship, during the Spring of 1998.

Extent

0.3 Cubic Feet (4 folders, 5 audiocassettes, 5 cds)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Madison College Student Protest, April 1970, Oral Histories, 1998, is comprised of audio recordings, transcripts and a background paper documenting three interviews with individuals involved with student protests that occurred at Madison College in February and April, 1970.

Arrangement

Interviews are arranged chronologically.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Jeremy Turner, May 15, 1998.

Processing Information

Audiocassettes were transferred to MAMA-R 700MB gold cd-r using Tascam cc-222 mkII; 270mb in 2006. The collection includes a 3.5” floppy disc, which is stored in the Media Cabinet.

Source

Title
A Guide to Madison College Student Protest, April 1970, Oral Histories, 1998
Author
JMU Cataloging
Date
1998
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the James Madison University Libraries Special Collections Repository

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